Athletics News

    Feb. 9, 1998

    The Week in Review/Preview

    Sport                       Record      Conf. Record    National Rank       Last Week 
    Baseball                    3-2         0-0             5th (Base. Amer.)   1-2 vs. Texas 
    Men's Basketball            7-14        3-8                                 lost to Oregon State, 83-74 (ot) 
                                                                                lost to Oregon, 73-61
    Women's Basketball          9-11        4-7                                 def. Oregon State, 80-68                
                                                                                lost to Oregon, 76-58
    Men's Golf                                              12th (Golfweek)     3rd at Ping Arizona Intercollegiate 
    Women's Golf                20th (Rolex)                                    none
    Men's Swimming and Diving   5-2         2-2             5th (CSCA)          lost to Stanford, 145-98                
                                                                                lost to California, 124-119
    Women's Swimming and Diving 7-1         3-1             3rd (CSCA)          none 
    Men's Tennis                5-0         2-0             10th (Rolex)        def. Fresno State, 5-2 
    Women's Tennis              3-2         0-2             26th (Rolex)        def. Fresno State, 6-2 
    Men's Volleyball            8-9         1-6                                 lost to UCLA, 3-1               
                                                                                lost to UC Irvine, 3-1
    Women's Water Polo          1-4         0-1                                 lost to San Diego State, 7-5                
                                                                                7th at UC San Diego Tournament
    Season                      CompleteRecord      Conf. Finish    National Finish Notes 
    Women's Cross Country       6th                                 Penc 11th at District VIII Meet 
    Football                    6-5                 4-4 (t5th)      Kelly, Claiborne All-Pac-10 1st team 
    Women's Soccer              16-3-1              7-2 (2nd)       21st (Soccer Buzz)  Clark All-American 3rd team 
    Women's Volleyball          23-6                13-5 (t2nd)     9th (AVCA)  Marinkovic All-American 1st team
    Men's Water Polo            21-7                5-3 (1st)       2nd Cimerman All-American 1st team 
    
    This Week
    Monday:   Women's Golf, at SMU/OSU Regional Challenge, at Palos Verdes Estates, through Wednesday
    Tuesday:  Men's Tennis, vs. UC Irvine, Marks Tennis Stadium, 1:30 p.m.  
              Baseball, at Long Beach State, 3 p.m. (completion of Jan. 31 game)    
              Men's Volleyball, at Loyola Marymount, 7 p.m. 
    Thursday: Men's Basketball, vs. California, Sports Arena, 7 p.m. (FSW2)     
              Women's Basketball, at California, 7:30 p.m. Friday:  
              Men's Tennis, vs. UCLA, Marks Tennis Stadium, 1:30 p.m.   
              Baseball, vs. North Carolina, at Homestead, FL, through Sun. (Fri. 1 p.m., Sat. 6 p.m., Sun. Noon, all EST)
              Women's Tennis, at UCLA, 1:30 p.m.
              Men's Volleyball, at BYU, 7 p.m.
              Men's Golf, at HawaiOEi Hilo "Taylor Made Invitational", through Sunday 
        
    Saturday: Women's Water Polo, vs. HawaiOEi, McDonald's Swim Stadium, Noon   
              Men's Basketball, vs. Stanford, Sports Arena, 7:30 p.m. (FX)  
              Women's Swimming, at UCLA, Noon
              Women's Basketball, at Stanford, 5:30 p.m.    
              Track, at Long Beach Relays
              
    Athletes of the Week

    Jorge Corral, Men's Golf
    Corral, a junior, tied for fifth at the Ping Arizona Intercollegiate last week after shooting a 212.

    Seth Etherton, Baseball
    Etherton, a senior righthander, went seven innings and struck out 10 while giving up seven hits, three runs and one walk in a 5-3 win against Texas on Friday.

    Patrick Gottesleben, Men's Tennis
    Gottesleben, a sophomore, had easy singles (6-2, 6-2) and doubles (8-4, with Akram Zaman) wins and helped USC to a victory over Fresno State last week.

    Kara Warkentin, Women's Tennis
    Warkentin, a sophomore, won in both singles and doubles against her old team, Fresno State, last week. She had a 6-3, 6-4 win in singles and an 8-0 win in doubles with teammate Amber Basica.